Whether or not the ladies who lunch in Palm Beach are out in force in this August climate, midday fine dining marches on.
Look no further than, among other places, a Limoges-accented al fresco table at Renato’s in historic bougainvillea-laced Via Mizner.
Perhaps you’ll spot pesto-and-crabmeat risotto with roasted butternut squash, zucchini flowers and goat cheese.
That’s one of several daily summer lunch specials Renato’s chef Javier Sanchez has been featuring at a time when grab-and-go fare in Palm Beach has been on the rise since the pandemic began.
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